Dr. John Hernried

Dr. John Hernried is the Founder and Medical Director of The Finishing Touch, as well as the President & Medical Director of The Hernried Center for Medical Weight Loss in Sacramento, California. Dr. Hernried brings to The Hernried Center both a deep, caring interest and extensive experience in the treatment of obesity and its complications.

Board-certified in Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine, Dr. Hernried is also a member of the Obesity Society, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is also a well-known area lecturer on new topics in obesity.

Dr. Hernried has been listed as a “Top Doctor” in Sacramento Magazine, Solano Magazine and The Davis Enterprise. He is a graduate of Texas Tech School of Medicine, and did his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, Davis. He has been Medical Director at The Hernried Center since 1999, while also practicing internal medicine at Sutter West Medical Group (1994-1999) and at Kaiser Permanente, and works as a Hospital Medicine Specialist at Sutter Medical Center.

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